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Optimal Mass Transport and Image Registration


Steve Haker
Surgical Planning Lab, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School


We present elastic image registration methods based on the Monge - Kantorovich problem of optimal mass transport. We demonstrate the mapping of volumetric medical data sets such as those obtained from MR and CT. In addition, we show how area-preserving surface warpings may be obtained using this approach.



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